Dr. Sarah Jane Blithe earned her Ph.D. from the University of Colorado Boulder. She teaches classes in the areas of Organizational Communication and Difference and Communication. Sarah has received teaching awards from Lambda Phi Eta and from the Graduate School at the University of Colorado. Sarah’s research interests include difference, balance, and organizational communication in classroom and corporate contexts. She publishes her work in both academic journals and professional pieces. Her work takes an applied approach, seeking to make a difference in organizational life. Her recent research focuses on motherhood and leave policy in organizations.